You'll want to spend a whole day at this beautiful Texas state park. Many hiking and biking trails and even spaces for camping. A great place to come and be part of nature. Be sure to make yourself a reservation - spaces fill up days in advance. and for an extra treat, pack yourself a lunch to…
Across town and heavily used. 6.5 miles of trails. Reservations may be required.
“A must visit for anyone coming to see what Austin is all about. A very easy hike up to the summit where you will have expansive views of the Colorado River, lake Travis, Austin city skyline and the many neighborhoods that dot the hills below. Plenty of little spots you can stop off at and take it all in. ”
“The pink-granite building is the centerpiece of downtown Austin, perched on a hill at 12th Street and Congress Avenue. Free guided tours are held daily, starting in the South Foyer, but brochures are also available on the first floor for self-guided tours. The Texas Legislature meets every two years, so you’ll have to check the schedule if you want to see an actual session in progress.”
“Deep Eddy Pool is a historic, man-made swimming pool in Austin, Texas. Deep Eddy is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and features a bathhouse built during the Depression era. disclaimer: women sunbathing sans tops is a common occurrence here :) 2131 William Barton Dr. Austin, TX 78746”
“Oh, and there's a tower of junk. The Cathedral of Junk is a monstrosity made from metal pipes, rusty wheels and clocks. And people visit it all the time. ”